finger

/ˈfɪŋgɚ/

  • Noun
  • one of the five long parts of the hand that are used for holding things
  • one of the four that are not the thumb
    1. Don't stick your fingers in the cookie batter!
    2. He slipped the ring onto her finger.
    3. The baby held onto my thumb with her tiny fingers.
    4. She ran her fingers through his hair.
    5. He drummed his fingers on the table impatiently.
  • something that is long and thin and looks like a finger
    1. a finger of land extending into the sea
    2. a finger of flame
  • the part of a glove into which a finger is placed
  • an obscene gesture made by pointing the middle finger up, keeping the other fingers down, and turning the palm towards you
    1. She was so mad, she gave him the finger.
    2. Some angry driver flipped me the finger on the highway this morning.
  • very clumsy
    1. Sorry I dropped the vase; I'm all fingers and thumbs today.
  • to have an interest or share in something
    1. a sharp talent agent who has a finger in nearly every pie in show business
  • to touch or hit (someone)
    1. I don't know what he's complaining about. I never laid a finger on him.
  • to make an effort to do something
    1. I have so many chores to do, and my sister won't lift a finger to help me.
    2. He never lifted a finger to try to improve his failing grades.
  • to accuse or blame (someone)
    1. He was quick to point an accusing finger at his coworkers.
    2. Let's stop pointing fingers at each other and just solve the problem!
  • to make an obscene gesture by holding up the index finger and the middle finger of one hand in the shape of a V while keeping the palm turned inward
  • to find out the exact nature of (something)
    1. I feel that something is wrong but I can't quite put my finger on the problem.
  • to work very hard
    1. She had to work her fingers to the bone to make enough money to raise her kids.
  • Verb
  • to touch (something) with your fingers
    1. She fingered the silk.
    2. She fingered her necklace.
  • to identify (someone) as the person who has committed a crime
    1. He was fingered as a suspect.

Những từ liên quan với FINGER

paw, fiddle, claw, meddle, extremity, feel, maul, hook, feeler, appoint, pointer, manipulate, palpate, digit